Session Number
 title 
Content 
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Handout 
Solution 
Solution Dofile 
R Version of Practical 
Datafiles 
Further Reading 
1 
Introduction to Stata 
 Stata's windows
 Command Syntax

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout & Practical 
Solution 
Do file to
produce solution 
Practical Using R 
2 
Summarising Data 
 Types of data
 Graphical Summaries
 Numerical Summaries

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout
Practical

Solution

Do file to produce solution 
Practical Using R 
Height and
Weight Dataset 
3 
Sampling and Confidence Intervals 
 Types of sampling
 Estimation from random samples
 Sampling Error
 Reference Ranges
 Confidence Intervals
 Sample Size

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout
Practical

Solution 

Practical Using R 


4 
Hypothesis Testing and Power 
 Hypothesis Tests
 Power calculations

Lecture

Slides

Handout
Practical

Solution 
Do file to produce solution 
Practical Using R 
Height and
Weight Dataset 

5 
Linear Models 1 
 Assumptions
 Interpretation
 Inference
 Goodness of Fit
 Diagnostics

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout & Practical 
Solution 
Do file to produce solution 
Practical Using R 
Anscombe's Data
constvar.dta
Housing Data
Lifeline Data
Wood's '73 Data 

6 
Linear Models 2 
 Categorical variables
 Interactions
 Confounding
 Variable Selection

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout &
Practical 
Solution 
Do file to produce solution 
Practical Using R 
Cadmium
Data
Growth
Data
Hald Data
Soap Data


7 
Modelling Binary Outcomes 
 Limits of Linear Regression
 Generalised linear models
 Logistic Regression
 Logistic Regression Diagnostics
 Sensitivity and specificity
 Alternative Models

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout & Practical 
Solution 
Do file to produce solution 
Practical Using R 
CHD dataset
Pain dataset


8 
Modelling Categorical Outcomes 
 Nominal Outcomes
 Ordinal Outcomes

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout
Practical

Solution 
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Practical Using R 
Alligators
Data
Housing
Data
Politics
Data

9 
Modelling Counts 
 Poisson Regression
 Constraints
 Overdispersion
 Negative Binomial Regression

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout
Practical

Solution 
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solution 
Practical Using R 
Alligators
Data
Negative Binomial
Regression Data
Ships
Data

10 
Survival Analysis 
 Censoring
 Survival Curves and Life Tables
 Comparing Survival Curves
 Parametric Regression
 Cox Regression

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout
Practical

Solution 
Do file to
produce solution 
Practical Using R 
Leukaemia
Data 

11 
Refinements of the Stata Language 
 Graphics
 Summarising Data
 More Syntax
 Looping
 Reshaping data

Lecture 
Slides 
Handout &
Practical 
Solution 
Do file to
produce solution 
Practical Using R 
